Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDVSA-2013:151)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated curl packages fix security vulnerability :

libcurl is vulnerable to a cookie leak vulnerability when doing
requests across domains with matching tails. This vulnerability can be
used to hijack sessions in targetted attacks since registering domains
using a known domain's name as an ending is trivial (CVE-2013-1944).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66251 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59058

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1944

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